[Answer] What invention effectively ended the era of the “long drives” of the late 19th century?

Answer: the cotton gin
What invention effectively ended the era of the “long drives” of the late 19th century?

Fri Aug 01 2003 14:30:00 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time) · The Scramble for Africa also called the Partition of Africa Conquest of Africa or the Rape of Africa was the invasion occupation division and colonization of most of Africa by a handful of European powers during a short period known to …

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Thu Nov 27 2008 13:30:00 GMT-0500 (Eastern Standard Time) · By the late 19 th century 70–90% of the urban populations of Europe and North America were infected with the Mycobacterium tuberculosis and about 80% of those individuals who developed active TB died of it. However mortality rates began declining in the late 19th century …

Wed Mar 06 2002 13:30:00 GMT-0500 (Eastern Standard Time) · The Second Great Awakening was a Protestant religious revival during the early 19th century in the United States. The Second Great Awakening which spread religion through revivals and emotional preaching sparked a number of reform …

The square fell out of use in the late 19th century with the advent of modern repeating firearms which made concentrated formations risky in the face of increased firepower along with the parallel decline of horse cavalry.

In historical contexts New Imperialism characterizes a period of colonial expansion by Western European powers the United States Russia and Japan during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The period featured an unprecedented pursuit of over…

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